Wyoming Capitol Day

For several years straight parents, students, and teachers have gathered at the historic Cheyenne Train Depot to celebrate and support the variety of public school options offered in Wyoming. Last week the tradition was continued as more than 50 people gathered together to hear from the parents who use these public school options and some…

SB 429 Hurts School Choice

by Kyla Anderson, New Mexico Some say politics make strange bedfellows but none could be stranger than the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) throwing their lot in with the very same politicians pushing a bill to cap public charter schools. It happened in my home state of New Mexico, when the supposedly pro-school…

South Carolina Capitol Day

More than 200 parents, students, and teachers rallied in Columbia, South Carolina yesterday to support school choice. Lawmakers nationwide need to trust parents and students to choose the education option that is best for them, Public School Options Board Member Colleen Cook said yesterday at the Annual South Carolina Capitol Day. Cook was joined by…

Kansas Capitol Day

Advocacy can be tiring work! Just ask the 75 students, parents, and teachers from around Kansas who rallied in support of school choice and parent empowerment for the annual Kansas Capitol Day on Monday.   “Education is a key component of effective advocacy,” PSO Board Member Colleen Cook said. “Every lawmaker we speak with is…

Capitol Day Updates

View newsletter.   Dear Advocates, As parents, you know that there’s no substitute for hard work. You can’t wish away the laundry and dinner, just as you can’t wish away the presentation in front of your boss tomorrow morning. Your sons and daughters can’t wish away the dirty dishes in your sink any more than…

Alabama Capitol Day

Three years ago just over 100 students and parents gathered together for the first ever Alabama Public School Options Capitol Day. Last week more than 1,000 students, parents, and teachers gathered for the Third Annual Capitol Day. After rallying together at the Marriott in Prattville, AL, students and parents boarded buses throughout the morning and…

Texas Capitol Day

Last week more than 300 Texas students, families, and teachers rallied on the South Steps of the iconic Texas Capitol Building in support of virtual school and other education options. The rally was led by supporters of increased school options in Texas, including State Senator Paul Bettencourt and PSO Texas Chapter President Shea Mackin. “Now…

Not on our watch!

Not on our watch! That was the rallying cry of the day at annual New Mexico Capitol Day earlier this week, when more than 100 parents, students, and educators gathered to rally in support of school choice. Led by National Coalition for Public School Options board member Kyla Anderson, the group rallied against SB 429,…

Oklahoma Capitol Day

Parents, students, teachers, and school choice advocates from across Oklahoma joined together for the annual Capitol Day on Tuesday, February 5th. The group rallied together on the Grand Staircase steps of the Oklahoma State Capitol, sending a strong and unified message that ALL school options are equally valid and important for families.   Dr. Rebecca…